|Bark||1) Noise made by a dog
2) Outer cover of tree
|– Some dogs bark a lot.
– Cork comes from the bark of a tree.
|Cell||1) Part of an organism
2) A room in a prison
3) Unit of a political body
4) Area of radio coverage
|– The body is composed of millions of cells.
– The prisoners were kept in separate cells.
– There are terrorist cells all over the world.
– Call me on my cell phone.
|Plain||1) Simple; unadorned
2) Clear; obvious
3) Area of flat land
|– Carla looked elegant in a plain black dress.
– His disapproval was plain to see.
– Wild horses galloped over the plains.
2) Part of the eye
|– Hugo was the only pupil to arrive late.
– The pupil is the centre of the iris of the eye.
|Refuse||1) Not accept
2) Unwanted waste material
|– She refused all offers of help.
– Garden refuse goes into this bin.
|Ring||1) Piece of jewellery
|– The couple exchanged wedding rings.
– The children sat in a ring around the teacher.
– The church bells ring for the morning service.
2) Arranged line
3) Make a boat move
|– Eva had a row with her boyfriend.
– We managed to get seats in the front row.
– You need oars to row a boat.
|Sole||1) Bottom of shoe/foot
|– She saw a hole in the sole of one of his shoes.
– The child was the sole survivor of the crash.
|Tear||1) Liquid from the eye
2) A split in something
3) Move quickly
|– I didn’t shed a tear although I was in pain.
– There was a tear in her skirt.
– Tom started to tear after the pickpocket.
|Tip||1) Piece of advice
2) Small sum of money
3) Extreme end/top
|– I found great tips in this cookery book.
– The service was good so we left a tip.
– He showed the word with the tip of his pencil.
– The workmen took all the rubbish to the tip.
|Toast||1) Grilled bread
2) Drink to celebrate something
|– I usually have tea and toast for breakfast.
– Paul raised his glass to toast the bridal couple.
|Vain||1) Excessive pride
2) Unsuccessful; futile
|– Eva is vain; she has a high opinion of herself.
– I told a joke in a vain attempt to cheer him up.